Connecticut-based Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods are seeking to open a casino in north-central Connecticut to draw gamblers from a planned MGM Resorts International casino in Springfield, Massachusetts.
According to the Boston Globe, the business rivals have joined together and pick a site by the end of the year.
The casino would need additional approval from the Connecticut Legislature.
Foxwoods Resort Casino reported bets of $461.9 million, up 3.6 percent from September 2014. Slot revenue of $37.2 million rose 3.2 percent.
The Mohegan Sun reported bets of $578.5 million, up 1.6 percent from September 2014. Slot revenue of $47.7 million was up 2.7 percent.